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Battle of San Jacinto: the Texans defeat Santa Anna... Early on the Mormons in Ohio...
Item # 639312
May 27, 1836
HINGHAM GAZETTE, Massachusetts, May 27, 1836
* Battle of San Jacinto victory
* Texas Revolutuion
* War of Independence
* Mormons - Mormonism
Page 2 has three reports, headed: "Highly Important From Texas--Reported Confirmation of the Overthrow of the Mexican Army & Capture of Santa Anna" and also: "Particulars of the Capture of Santa Anna" as well as: "Important From Texas" and then: "Further Particulars", all articles dealing with the historic Battle of San Jacinto, the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution (see hyperlink). Much fine content on this important event.
As if this was not sufficient for one issue, pg. 2 also has: "The Mormons" which has: "...in Lorane County, Ohio...that a more extraordinary sect has not sprung up since the days of Mahomet. In the town of Kirtland they have erected a stone temple..." with much detail on it, then ending with: "...They pretend to have remarkable revelations, work miracles, heal the sick, etc."
Four pages, very nice condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War